"Portions of this book were originally published, in different form, in the London Review of Books in March, 2006."
Includes bibliographical references and index
The great benefactor -- Israel: strategic asset or liability? -- A dwindling moral case -- What is the "Israel lobby"? -- Guiding the policy process -- Dominating public discourse -- The lobby versus the Palestinians -- Iraq and dreams of transforming the Middle East -- Taking aim at Syria -- Iran in the crosshairs -- The lobby and the Second Lebanon War -- Conclusion : what is to be done?